It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up. The frog throws up its stomach first, so the stomach is
dangling out of its mouth. Then the frog uses its forearms to dig out all of the stomach's contents and then swallows
the stomach back down again.
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are
usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.
The Boston University Bridge (on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts) is the only place in the world
where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
David Prowse, was the guy in the Darth Vader suit in Star Wars. He spoke all of Vader's lines, and didn't know that he
was going to be dubbed over by James Earl Jones until he saw the screening of the movie.
Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
Montpelier, Vermont is the only U.S. state capital without a McDonalds.
The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is necessary. When it was built in the 1940s,
the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites.
No word in the English language rhymes with month.
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.
Cat's urine glows under a black light.
Back in the mid to late 80's, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered a hundred percent compatible unless it
could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator.
The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
It takes about a half a gallon of water to cook macaroni, and about a gallon to clean the pot.
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously
If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money
in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
No NFL team which plays it's home games in a domed stadium has ever won a Superbowl The first toilet ever seen
on television was on "Leave It To Beaver".
In the great fire of London in 1666 half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured
Lincoln Logs were invented by Frank Lloyd Wright's son.
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today because cotton growers in the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers --they
saw it as competition. It is not chemically addictive as is nicotine, alcohol, or caffeine.
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day
before and the day after the Major League All-Star Game.
Strawberries, blueberries, and other "berries" are not actually berries according to botanical definition. The botanical
group "berry" actually consists of things like cucumbers, oranges, and grapes!
Kermit the Frog is left handed.
101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan (Wendy) are the only two Disney cartoon features with both parents that are present
and don't die throughout the movie.
Tmesis is the act of putting one word inside another, for example, abso-bloody-lutely.
Abdul Kassem Ismael, Grand Vizier of Persia in the tenth century, carried his library with him wherever he went. The
117,000 volumes were carried by 400 camels which were trained to walk in alphabetical order.
The height of the 984-foot-tall Eiffel Tower varies by as much as six inches, depending on the temperature.
The Wright Brothers' historic flight lasted 12 seconds.
Coca-Cola was originally green.
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury
It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
Men can read smaller print better than women; women can hear better.
Amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served first class: $40,000
Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%
Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
Average number of days a West German goes without washing his underwear: 7
Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%
Percentage of American women who say they'd marry the same man: 50%
Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
The youngest pope was 11 years old.
Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.
First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them would burn their houses down - "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
hence the expression "to get fired."